Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Monday, April 28, 2008

The Pictures in Canada

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My Trips to Canada

My Trips to Canada

Hello, Richard and My Classmates.

I’m back from Canada and Las Vegas. My trip was very nice. I went there with my friends and their parents. I would like to tell you about my trip to Canada first. For my trip to Las Vegas, I will tell you later.

First, we drove a van to Oregon to see Crater Lake National Park. Crater Lake with its incredibly blue water is the deepest lake in the United States at 1,943 feet deep.

Then we drove to Seattle to see the Space Needle. The Space Needle has been there for 30 years. It wasn’t that interesting to me because there are a lot of tall buildings in San Francisco or any big city.

Before we drove across the border to Canada, we stopped by to see a tulip farm. It was colorful.

Later we crossed the border to Vancouver in Canada to see the Lion’s Gate. It looks almost like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

And then we drove across the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver and then took a ferry boat to see flowers at the Butchart Gardens.

I expected the Butchart Gardens to be a wonderland, but it was not. My friend’s cousin who studied there told us to come back in June.

We also went to Chinatown and downtown Vancouver. There was nothing special for me. They were similar to the USA. For example the language, the money (we used US dollars), the life style were the same. The food was better, only the tax was higher - about 14%. My friends and I found nothing to make us stay longer in Canada, so we drove back to San Francisco as fast as we could.

I only bought a bottle of maple syrup for my husband. He was very happy and enjoyed the maple syrup.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Change in China

Click here to read ( or listen) to the story we read in class today.

Click here to listen to the second part of the story.